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Topic: 7) Gentlewoman (1 of 2), Read 47 times
Conf: Word Fugitives, with Barbara Wallraff
From: Barbara Wallraff (msgrammar@theatlantic.com)
Date: Wednesday, September 29, 1999 06:07 PM

John Kanakos, of London, Ontario, writes: "Is there a female/feminine equivalent for the phrase 'a scholar and a gentleman'?"

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Topic: 7) Gentlewoman (2 of 2), Read 44 times
Conf: Word Fugitives, with Barbara Wallraff
From: Pete Horne (paypete1st@aol.com)
Date: Monday, October 04, 1999 06:37 PM

Maybe too obvious, but what is wrong with "A scholar and a lady"?


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